HAUNTINGS' ANNUAL "DEAD OF WINTER" FESTIVAL
FEBRUARY 7, 2015 FROM NOON TO 4:00 P.M.
AT THE HAUNTED LINCOLN THEATER IN DECATUR, ILLINOIS
HOSTED BY LOREN HAMILTON
The Dead of Winter Festival
Returns -- This year in Decatur, Illinois!
Join American Hauntings for one of our oldest events -- first
started back in 1999 -- as we celebrate ghosts, hauntings and
death at the famed Dead of Winter Festival! Come discover the
spirits of the haunted Lincoln Theater in Decatur, Illinois --
one of the most haunted places in America -- and be chilled by
presentations on ghosts, hauntings, spirited locations, and much
more! Meet authors and speakers on strange phenomena, network
with other ghost enthusiasts from all over the Midwest, join us
for an after-hours ghost hunt, sign up to win raffle prizes -- including books, tour passes,
a Ouija table, furniture from a haunted house, and tickets
to the 2015 Haunted America Conference! Make this a haunted
weekend you won't soon forget!
The 2015 Festival will be held at the Lincoln Theater in
downtown Decatur, Illinois, located at 141 North Main Street.
From Noon to 4:00 p.m., host Loren Hamilton will be introducing
a roster of speakers on the supernatural. You'll also be able to
check out the vendor's tables, see the building & More!
Admission to the Daytime Event is FREE, with a
canned or non-perishable item to benefit
Central Illinois Food
Banks. There are 17,580 people in need in Macon
County and 5,710 of them are children. We'll be donating all of
the items collected to a local charity!
Join us for the Free
Daytime Event at the Lincoln Theater
-- One of America's Most Haunted Places!
Discover ghosts and hauntings, shop great vendors
chosen just for you and enter to win one of the amazing raffle
prizes for the event!
RAFFLE PRIZES FOR THE DEAD OF
Tickets will be available for special prizes at this
year's event, including:
* A Red, Victorian-style couch and 2 matching chairs that came
from a haunted house that belonged to the last attorneys of
infamous serial killer John Wayne Gacy!
* Houdini-style Ouija board table, handcrafted by author Rene
Plus, autographed books, passes to American Hauntings Tours,
passes to the Haunted America Conference and more!
Author and American Hauntings
founder Troy Taylor captures the St. Valentine's Day
Blood, Guns & Valentines,
a bloody look at the history and hauntings of the St.
Valentine's Day Massacre -- from the true story to the
killers involved, the strange events that led up to the
murders and the hauntings that occurred in the wake of
the killings. It's a timely and terrifying look at the
most famous murder in gangland history!
Kathi Kresol is an author, local historian, and founder
of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events in Rockford,
Illinois. In the timely presentation
Kathi will share true stories focusing on the darker
side of romance, exposing the evil that may lurk in the
depths of the human heart. Some of these stories might
make you chuckle, some will not, but they all will make
you wonder just how well you know the person you share
your life with!
Steve Litteral is the Executive Director of Tinker Swiss
Cottage Museum in Rockford, Illinois and presents one of
our "Haunted Places" lectures for the day on
He will reveal the fascinating history of this
mysterious spot -- and what spirits may be roaming the
halls of Tinker Cottage!
Author and long-time researcher Rene Kruse will
also be offering "Haunted Places" with a look at
Nemacolin Castle and Haunts of Southwest Pennsylvania.
In her presentation, she'll be revealing the mysteries
of the Castle, as well as other local haunts, along with
results from years of investigations into the unknown!
See You at the 2015 Dead of Winter